Gene Symbol: IGO2
Description: phosphatase regulator
Alias: phosphatase regulator
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Luo X, Talarek N, De Virgilio C. Initiation of the yeast G0 program requires Igo1 and Igo2, which antagonize activation of decapping of specific nutrient-regulated mRNAs. RNA Biol. 2011;8:14-7 pubmed
    ..Accordingly, Igo1/2 likely play a key role in preventing the decapping and subsequent 5'-3' degradation of a set of nutrient-regulated mRNAs that are critical for cell differentiation and chronological life span. ..
  2. Bontron S, Jaquenoud M, Vaga S, Talarek N, Bodenmiller B, Aebersold R, et al. Yeast endosulfines control entry into quiescence and chronological life span by inhibiting protein phosphatase 2A. Cell Rep. 2013;3:16-22 pubmed publisher
    ..These results close a gap in our perception of and delineate a role for PP2A(Cdc55) in TORC1-/PKA-mediated regulation of quiescence and chronological life span. ..
  3. Juanes M, Khoueiry R, Kupka T, Castro A, Mudrak I, Ogris E, et al. Budding yeast greatwall and endosulfines control activity and spatial regulation of PP2A(Cdc55) for timely mitotic progression. PLoS Genet. 2013;9:e1003575 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that budding yeast endosulfines (Igo1 and Igo2) bind to PP2A(Cdc55) in a cell cycle-regulated manner upon Greatwall (Rim15)-dependent phosphorylation...
  4. Talarek N, Bontron S, De Virgilio C. Quantification of mRNA stability of stress-responsive yeast genes following conditional excision of open reading frames. RNA Biol. 2013;10:1299-308 pubmed publisher
    ..These data pinpoint PP2A(Cdc55) as a central node in homo-directional coordination of transcription and post-transcriptional mRNA stabilization of a specific array of nutrient-regulated genes. ..
  5. Rossio V, Kazatskaya A, Hirabayashi M, Yoshida S. Comparative genetic analysis of PP2A-Cdc55 regulators in budding yeast. Cell Cycle. 2014;13:2073-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we compared the relative contribution of Zds1/Zds2 and ENSA-family proteins Igo1/Igo2 on Cdc55 functions in budding yeast mitosis...
  6. Sarkar S, Dalgaard J, Millar J, Arumugam P. The Rim15-endosulfine-PP2ACdc55 signalling module regulates entry into gametogenesis and quiescence via distinct mechanisms in budding yeast. PLoS Genet. 2014;10:e1004456 pubmed publisher
    ..here that an analogous signalling module consisting of the serine-threonine kinase Rim15, the Endosulfines Igo1 and Igo2 and the Protein Phosphatase PP2ACdc55, regulates entry into both quiescence and gametogenesis in budding yeast...
  7. Moreno Torres M, Jaquenoud M, De Virgilio C. TORC1 controls G1-S cell cycle transition in yeast via Mpk1 and the greatwall kinase pathway. Nat Commun. 2015;6:8256 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, Mpk1 and the greatwall kinase pathway serve TORC1 to coordinate the phosphorylation status of Sic1 and consequently START with nutrient availability. ..
  8. Thai V, Dephoure N, Weiss A, Ferguson J, Leitao R, Gygi S, et al. Protein Kinase C Controls Binding of Igo/ENSA Proteins to Protein Phosphatase 2A in Budding Yeast. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:4925-4941 pubmed publisher
    ..Association of Igo2 with PP2ACdc55 is regulated during the cell cycle, yet mutation of Pkc1-dependent phosphorylation sites ..
  9. Talarek N, Gueydon E, Schwob E. Homeostatic control of START through negative feedback between Cln3-Cdk1 and Rim15/Greatwall kinase in budding yeast. elife. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that Rim15/Gwl regulation of PP2A plays a hitherto unappreciated role in cell size homeostasis during metabolic rewiring of the cell cycle. ..